Attorney says Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walker's interaction at Thursday's budget discussion changed the nature of the meeting.
A New Hope High School teacher was sent home Wednesday after a student allegedly found alcohol in the teacher's bag.
During a public hearing Thursday on a proposed millage increase for capital improvements in Columbus, more residents expressed concern over the lack of a defined plan and the approval of a long-term loan for short-term fixes than the tax increase that would be needed to fund them.
At roughly 8:30 a.m. today a bomb threat was reported at Joe Cook Elementary School. It was the sixth bomb threat in four days. Members of the Columbus Municipal School board have called a special meeting Thursday to speak with law enforcement about their options.
Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walker left Thursday's preliminary sanitation budgetary session after Board Attorney Chris Latimer, via a phone call to city representatives, said he could only observe, not participate in financial discussions.
Art, food and sports fans will find a slice of heaven -- and an event-packed schedule -- this weekend as Starkville and Mississippi State University present two of the area's signature events: the annual Cotton District Arts Festival and Super Bulldog Weekend.
The Mississippi Supreme Court denied a review of Joshua Buckner's 2009 drunken driving case in which he pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated DUI and one count of leaving the scene of an accident.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins gave a stern warning for Starkville Sanitation and Environmental Services employees: If you do not work a full eight hours per day, you will lose your job.
After voting Monday to suspend night meetings until October, Clay County supervisors voted Thursday to go ahead and hold one night meeting a month for the next four months.
The public is invited to attend the Seventh Annual Mayor's Unity Picnic 4 p.m. Saturday at the Columbus Riverwalk.
The long bus ride north from Los Angeles for a group of high school students who planned to visit Humboldt State University had been fun: The hours whizzed by as they watched movies, chatted up new friends, and jammed to hip-hop on the radio.
A yearlong review of information the U.S. intelligence community had prior to the Boston Marathon bombing found that the investigation could have been more thorough, but the intelligence agencies' inspectors general said it is impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack.
A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former Secretary of State began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech.
Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter's tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19-year-old's personal information.
A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured 14 and killed a 4-year-old girl who was sitting in a classroom awaiting her afternoon snack.
With the announcement that Stephen Colbert will be the new host of CBS' "Late Show," his fans likely feel a clash of emotions.
A group of Columbus residents hoping to create a charter school are a step closer to realizing their goal. The state's Charter School Authorizer Board voted Wednesday to declare three applications eligible and complete to move forward.
With five bomb threats in three days, including threats at Stokes-Beard Elementary and Columbus High School this morning, school officials with the Columbus Municipal School District are asking parents to talk to their children about the severity of making false threats.
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